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Northeast India's engagement with Myanmar and its impact on India's "Act East" Policy

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Political Science, Manipur University, Canchipur-795003, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 6, Issue (12), Pages 16-19, December,14 (2017)

Abstract

This paper is an attempt to analyze the relationship between Northeast India and Myanmar and its impact on India's "Act East "Policy. The paper studies the various aspects of engagement between Northeast India and Myanmar. The paper also analyses the prospects and challenges in the relationship between the two and suggest suitable answers to the problem. The paper argues that better connectivity and engagement between Northeast India and Myanmar is crucial for the success of the Act East Policy. The paper also stipulates that development of Northeast India is crucial for better India-Myanmar relations and also for the Act East Policy to take off.

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